Clickfree Transformer Backup for iPod/iPhone Review


As with all their products, Clickfree engineers simple backup solutions that provide users with the ability to store and transfer data from one computer to the next. Basically your iPod/iPhone turns into a portable flash drive that is compatible with both the OSX 10.5.4 + and PC platforms (including Windows 7 support).

Instead of forking over $100 + for external HDD, whip out the iPod/iPhone transformer and backup with devices you already own. I attached a 1GB iPod Shuffle to the transformer, and from there you can see that I could either choose to backup data to the device or I could bring over the Shuffle’s music to my iPod library – a great solution if your iPod/iPhone was hooked into a computer that is no longer with us.

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No need to worry about overwriting over existing songs or data, the Clickfree software only adds data and does not delete any preexisting information already on the device. Be aware though, as with all Clickfree devices, you will not be able to backup any applications to your iPod or iPhone.

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Super easy to browse through menus, adjust or customize backups, delete Clickfree data or update the device. Support and options are just clicks away!

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The Clickfree Transformer for iPod retails for $49.99, and is available @


Product Information

  • Easy to use. Simple to set up. Can be used on both Mac and PC
  • Steep pricing. Unable to backup Applications.
Posted in: iOS, Reviews
{ 4 comments… add one }
  • Jackie Cheng January 6, 2010, 1:37 pm

    They should’ve put a dock connector on this thing instead of having us carry around another ipod sync cable.

  • michelle January 7, 2010, 1:20 am

    word. i def take issue w/ that.

  • Pete February 2, 2011, 1:24 pm

    Hi; I bought a Clickfree Transformer from you (white in colour) with the hopes of using it to download my exisiting library on my iPod to a PC with the iTunes Program already installed. The PC would have no data (songs) on it yet. Is it possible to do this and if so, what is the procedure? Is there a Manual on-line?
    Thanks in advance

    • Julie February 2, 2011, 1:28 pm

      @Pete You didn’t buy the Clickfree from The Gadgeteer because we don’t sell anything. We are just a review site. You need to contact Clickfree directly for help with your questions.

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